Block Completed: 10/19/15
Fabrics Used: Riley Blake, other
This block was an important lesson learned for me today, as I used two different rulers to measure my pieces – one a quilting ruler, and another a standard desk ruler (don’t ask, I don’t have a good reason why). Turns out all rulers don’t measure the same – crazy, no? If you look at the bottom points on the block, you’ll see they’re off…minute differences in the rulers made a big difference in the points not lining up. In this case, I’m ok with it – done is better than perfect! I had to do a bit less fussy cutting with this block as I’m going through my gorgeous Riley Blake fabric too quickly. So, I mostly just ensured I had the sea horses not cut in half or missing parts when I cut them out!
I’m also thinking a lot about what fabric I will use as the strips/background. I’ve been photographing the quilt against this blue wave fabric, but it’s a lot more similar in color to other fabrics in the blocks and I’m not loving that about it. What do you think?
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